Blackwolff - Against All Odds

Published Wednesday 20th July 2005
Blackwolff - Against All Odds
Blackwolff - Against All Odds

STYLE: Hip-Hop
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 13031-2731
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

This mixes up hip-hop with a splash of reggae and some R&B dance grooves to create an album that effectively communicates faith with real life testimonies and observations. Blackwolff aka Neil Fox has managed to combine songs that say something with grooves that are sunny and with the variety of remixes on the project covering all musical bases. "I Need To Find A Piece Of Mind" maps out a scenario of escaping jail and finding God. "Now I Lay Down To Sleep" is about living in peace even when family situations are far from easy. Blackwolff isn't afraid to tackle difficult subjects with tough language and a message of hope. Highlights include the Latin vibe of "Are You Still Down For Me" and the three versions of "I Was Living Dangerous" which include a cameo from Shyloks which adds extra vibe. It's a successful mix of styles that Blackwolff has made his own.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. I Need To Find A Piece Of Mind [Listen]
2. Now I Lay Down For Me [Listen]
3. Are You Still Down For Me [Listen]
4. Against All Odds [Listen]
5. I Was Living Dangerous [Listen]
6. So Don't Throw It All Away [Listen]
7. New Generation [Listen]
8. It's Strange How Lovers Keep Changing [Listen]
9. I Was Living Dangerous Feat Shyloks [Listen]
10. If This World Were Mine [Listen]
11. We Need Love As A Drug [Listen]
12. Just Break These Chains Away [Listen]
13. I Was Living Dangerous Remix Feat Shyloks [Listen]
14. New Generation Remix Hip Hop [Listen]
15. If This World Were Mine Remix [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Queen of Sound in Florida, Sunshine state @ 18:20 on Oct 7 2005

Love-Life-Records much love inna di house. Blackwolf youre the man higher respekt..
Good message I encoruage everyone out there that wants to listen to positive and rightouess music by Blackwolfs "Against all Odds" for real mon
Jah Guide and Positive vibes kill da bad spirit Rasta



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